Vanity Fair takes a look at the making of “The Rainbow Connection.” “At first, Jim Henson was singing as Kermit in the recording booth—but something was missing. Then somebody present—Williams can’t remember who—asked Henson if perhaps Kermit should try a take. So Henson brought out the Kermit puppet—and […]
I think I probably watched the original Star Wars movies about 30 times when I was a kid. Given that, you’d think I’d have given the Star Wars philosophy some serious thought and in some ways I did, but there were also things that I just accepted without […]
Animator, writer, director and producer Liz Holzman has died. Holzman worked on Animaniacs, Pinky & The Brain, DuckTales, Smurfs, Muppet Babies and Darkwing Duck among other television series and films. The Hollywood Reporter, Animation Magazine and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. Animation Insider has an interview with […]
The AV Club shares a recreation of the original version of Jim Henson and Frank Oz’s The Dark Crystal.
Paul Williams, Nile Rodgers and Giorgio Moroder talk about their careers, music and working with Daft Punk. (via Daily Grindhouse)
Muppet performer, designer and producer Jane Henson has died. Henson collaborated with Jim Henson to create The Muppets. The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times have obituaries. Here is a rare interview with Henson.